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Status

The standing, state, or condition of an individual; the rights, obligations, capacities, and incapacities that assign an individual to a given class.

For example, the term status is used in reference to the legal state of being an infant, a ward, or a prisoner, as well as in reference to a person's social standing in the community.

STATUS. The condition of persons. It also means estate, because it signifies the condition or circumstances in which the owner stands with regard to his property. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1689.

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Damasio, "Electroencephalographic absence status with minimal behavior change," Archives of Neurology, vol.
Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy was the most common diagnosis in our patients (n=17) and 5 of the main group had at least one episode of absence status epilepticus.